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All 13 Newlands Restaurants

Foresters Arms Pub

52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands, South Africa
021 689 5949
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Ranked #8 of 13 Restaurants in Newlands
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Maseru, Lesotho
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We were at Foresters Arms this weekend and the service we got from the waiter who served us was very bad. I ordered a juice and a friend ordered red wine, the waiter brought white wine, the juice with the straw in an ink stained wrinkled paper that looked like it was in his apron pocket the whole day. When... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Dined with old friends whom I hadn't seen for years. Two of us had the "Bangers and Mash" which was excellent, as was the Fish and Chips for the third person. Great service in a lovely old pub in a fantastic setting. Beer went down well. Overall would recommend as a safe bet for a pub meal.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have bee to the Forresters Arms or 'Forries' as us local Capetonians fondly refere to it. This is a true pub-style venue from the lovely outdoor areas for daytime dining to the indoor venue and tables at night. It is loud , rustic , always buzzing and a firm favourite for locals. This is not a place for a... More 

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Noordhoek, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Variety of pub good, excellent service! Pizza, couple of starters, two beers and glasses of wine in the courtyard was R290. No Castle Draught at R32 any more, they have the new Castle Beer on tap at R6 more at R38 a glass, cheek!!

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

As great as what it is, Forester's Arms is most certainly a pub, and so expect a pub atmosphere! The service was really good and the food, although 'pubby', was great. Also nice is the beer that is piped from the onsite brewery. Would I go back? Absolutely, but to watch rugby rather than on a date!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Always busy and bustling, the vibe is great, the food is always reliable (the pizza's a goooood!), there is a safe outdoor play area and it's one of the coolest outdoor places to be when we get those scorching hot, windless days in Cape Town

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I was informed on good authority that a visit to the Forester's Arms in Newlands is a rite of passge :-). We stopped in for a few drinks and a snack on a recent trip to Cape Town. I was not disappointed - the outdoor garden seating area was perfect for a Spring afternoon and a few delicious cocktails. We... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Has always been a classic and still is, Sunday lunch, a quick beer, watching a game with friends, lunch or dinner with your partner, this place never let's down!! A must!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great food, great atmosphere, well worth a visit. Ample parking, lovely outdoor area for the balmy spring days.

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great venue, lovely place to go for a beer, only one issue, the price of beer, not much change from a R50 note if you have a draft beer, R38 and the bar man will give you 2 x R5 coins and a R2 and he is not really after the R2, this make its really expensive to pop in... More 

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Additional Information about Foresters Arms Pub

Address: 52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 689 5949
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Monday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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